DENSO at a Glance

DENSO is a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components for major automakers. We are committed to making the world a better place through our world-first products and technologies.

DENSO Worldwide

1949 established

Leading the way globally

DENSO started as a manufacturer of automotive-electric products. After decades, DENSO became a global supplier of systems and components and is expanding its business to non-automotive fields, such as Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS), medical robots and agricultural support.

US $40.4 billion in annual sales

Supporting automakers worldwide

DENSO provides leading technology and high-quality products as a trusted partner of automakers around the globe. Our world-first advances range from diesel common rail systems that dramatically improve diesel engine performance to night view technology that detects pedestrians at night.

150,000 employees in 200 group companies

Meeting local needs globally

DENSO demonstrates its expertise in 38 countries and regions by combining local needs with global standards.

DENSO in Europe

1972 established

Continuous expansion throughout Europe

Since the Dutch already introduced the Japanese society to European culture in the 17th century, the first representative office was established in Amsterdam, The Netherlands In 1972. One year later the regional headquarters Nippondenso Europe (now DENSO International Europe) was established in Weesp, The Netherlands. Since then DENSO Europe grew and has sales companies and manufacturing plants all over Europe.

Powered by Diversity

Diversity in languages, cultures and locations

DENSO has 29 official group companies with over 40 locations in Europe (as of March 31, 2016). A total of European 14 languages are spoken (actually 15 if we include the DENSO operations in Morocco). And just imagine the cultural differences from North to South and from West to East. This is why we say “DENSO: Powered by our Diversity”.

16,312 employees in 44 sites

Meeting local needs Europe-wide

Winning customers’ trust and being a reliable supplier, DENSO in Europe expands its footprint to be close to its clients. DENSO also emphasizes human development to improve and strive for a better future.

DENSO in the United Kingdom

1904 established

Established over a century ago

In 1984 DENSO Sales UK Ltd. was established and nine years later an engineering center in Coventry was added to this entity. 1989 DENSO Marston Ltd. was acquired. This company was founded as the Excelsior Motor Radiator Company in 1904. 1990 DENSO Manufacturing UK Ltd. in Telford was established. 2013 Shimizu UK Ltd. was acquired and integrated into DENSO Manufacturing.

The European base of Monozukuri

The European base of Monozukuri — the art of making things —

The United Kingdom (UK) is the cradle of the industrial revolution. The newly discovered innovations and technologies improved the transportation system and increased the productivity of goods all around Europe. Still today DENSO in the UK strives for technological changes to better the environment and to enhance the traffic safety and security in the world.

1,516 employees in four sites

Meeting local needs of customers

Employees at DENSO in the UK value credibility with great importance. Quality first and on-site verification are key assets to satisfy customers’ requirements. With four locations in the UK, DENSO is always close to its clients.